This is the story of the roller coaster life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. She was a civil war surgeon who had some unique challenges and an equally unique character. One of her passionate convictions was to dress reform and she stuck by wearing her pants for her entire life.
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Below are pictures of Mary through the years. Note how in her younger years how young she looks, which might have worked against her as well as her gender and her rebellious pants look.